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10 June 2015 | Infographic
Over the next twenty years, the Caribbean* will see a rapid and dramatic ageing of its population. With such a rapid increase in the number of older persons on the horizon, there is an urgent need for governments to strengthen social protection against a wide range of risks that older people face. * -Here the Caribbean refers to Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica; Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Sant Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands and the United States Virgin Islands.
5 June 2015 | News
ECLAC Caribbean staff worked side by side with communities in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, to protect and preserve the local environmental heritage, in a special commemoration of the United Nations World Environment Day 2015.
27 May 2015 | News
The Caribbean receives higher amounts of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) when compared to other developing economies, according to a newly published report from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
27 May 2015 | Press Release
In its latest annual report, ECLAC proposes that Caribbean countries revise the utility of the incentives used to attract FDI and advance towards a coordinated policy of promotion on a subregional level.
19 May 2015 | News
ECLAC Caribbean will engage regional experts in discussions regarding the development of an inter-regional maritime passenger transportation system, which will encourage the maximum utilization of the region’s ample available maritime resource.
8 May 2015 | News
Deputy Executive Secretary Antonio Prado outlined the need to address the issue of debt relief in a sustainable manner.
7 May 2015 | News
ECLAC Deputy Executive Secretary Antonio Prado moderated the panel discussion entitled “Advocating innovative financing solutions” at the Forum on the Future of the Caribbean on Thursday 7 May 2015.
6 May 2015 | Press Release
Antonio Prado signaled that if the Caribbean is to achieve equitable growth in an environmentally sustainable manner, critical challenges will have to be addressed.
5 May 2015 | Speech
Welcome remarks by Antonio Prado, Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
5 May 2015 | News
ECLAC’s Deputy Executive Secretary Antonio Prado signaled that if the Caribbean is to achieve equitable growth in an environmentally sustainable manner, critical challenges will have to be addressed, the most urgent of these being the high and unsustainable levels of public debt.
30 April 2015 | News
The event is co-hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the United Nations system in Trinidad and Tobago.
31 March 2015 | News
The document recommends Caribbean economies to transform their production systems in order to take advantage of the market access opportunities.
26 March 2015 | News
The international community will adopt new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at a Special Summit of the United Nations on Sustainable Development scheduled for September 2015 in New York.
26 March 2015 | News
The international community will adopt new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at a Special Summit of the United Nations on Sustainable Development scheduled for September 2015 in New York.
16 March 2015 | News
Country representatives from several Caribbean governments will discuss the findings of a recent study on how e-government systems are being implemented in the region.
13 March 2015 | News
Experts in the field of Digital Currency in the Caribbean reviewed the opportunities and risks associated with this type of currency at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, on 12 March 2015.
13 March 2015 | News
Caribbean experts will meet in Saint Lucia on Sunday 15 March 2015, to discuss strategies for implementing the Sids Accelerated Modalities for Action (SAMOA) Pathway in the region.
11 March 2015 | News
The newly configured Sustainable Development and Disaster Unit at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean is gearing-up to provide unprecedented assistance in disaster assessment to Caribbean states and to all countries across Latin America.
26 January 2015 | News
Estimates show that 167 million people were poor in 2014, and 71 million of them suffered extreme poverty or indigence.
15 January 2015 | News
Antigua and Barbuda and Saint Kitts and Nevis are set to benefit from technical assistance provided by ECLAC Caribbean.